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Russian govenor quites over Kemerovo fire

The long-serving governor of the Russian region where a shopping mall fire left dozens of people dead has resigned. Aman Tuleyev said stepping aside from governing Kemerovo was “the right, conscious and only true decision” following the disaster. He announced the move in a video address posted on the regional administration’s website. Last month’s fire killed more than 60 people, ...

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Anthony Joshua defeats Joseph Parker on points

Anthony Joshua completed a composed points win over Joseph Parker as he was taken the distance for the first time in the unification clash in Cardiff. The British heavyweight star added the WBO belt to his IBF and WBA ‘super’ titles as he produced a disciplined display against the rugged Parker to earn a wide unanimous decision with scores of ...

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Teacher who saved hundreds of young Jews during Holocaust dies at 107

Johan van Hulst, a former Dutch senator and teacher renowned for his efforts to save hundreds of Jewish children during the Holocaust, died March 22 at the age of 107, the Dutch Senate announced this week. As principal of the Reformed Teachers Training College, van Hulst found himself at the center of a growing operation to smuggle Jewish children out ...

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Thousands attend Bishop Dag’s miraculous Good Friday Service [Photos]

Tens of thousands of congregants gathered on Friday evening for the Good Friday Easter service of The United Denominations, originating from the Lighthouse Group of Churches led by Bishop Dag Heward-Mills. The event, which was held at the Independence Square in Accra was characterized by mass public prayer, praise, worship and miracles. Most of the attendees who were clad in ...

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National Service Secretariat releases nurses’ postings

The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has released postings of over 9,000 nurses to undertake their mandatory national service for the 2018/2019 service year. All the 9,199 nurses were posted to health facilities in various parts of all the 10 regions of the country. A statement signed by the Acting Executive Director of the NSS, Mustapha Ussif, and copied to citifmonline.com urged ...

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10 suspected Nigerian fraudsters arrested at Ashongman

10 Nigerian nationals have been arrested by the Madina Divisional Police Command for suspected cyber fraud. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Charles Domanban, the Madina Divisional Police Commander, who disclosed this in an interview with Ghana News Agency, said the suspects were arrested at Ashongman. They are Diamond Andy 22, Benson Romeo 20, Randy Samuel 25, Kelvin Agho 23, Osas ...

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Sierra Leone votes in run-off between Maada Bio and Kamara

Voters in Sierra Leone choose their new president on Saturday in a run-off poll which pits a coup leader against the president’s hand-picked successor. The vote was delayed after an allegation of electoral fraud in the first round earlier this month. Former military coup leader Julius Maada Bio received the most votes in the first round. He now faces ruling ...

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Father crashes daughter’s proposal with “say no” sign

It was a moment Allison Barron and Levi Bliss would remember for the rest of their lives. No, we’re not talking about Levi’s proposal — although that was certainly memorable, too. We’re talking about the moment Allison’s dad, who was standing off in the distance, held a sign instructing his daughter to “Say no.” “This is really just my dad’s ...

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Irate youth lynch 65-year-old farmer at Frimponkrom

Irate youth in Frimpongkorm, a border town, near Nkrankwanta, a farming community in the Dormaa West District of Brong-Ahafo Region, on Tuesday lynched a 65-year-old farmer throwing the town into a state of shock and disbelief. The mutilated body of the deceased, Kwasi Nsiah, has since been deposited at the Dormaa-Ahenkro Presbyterian Hospital mortuary for autopsy. Nsiah infuriated the youth ...

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Adansi Traditional Council urges gov’t to build gold refinery

The Adansi Traditional Council in the Ashanti Region has asked the government to consider setting up a gold refinery in Adansi to refine gold under the One-District, One-Factory initiative to create jobs for the youth. The Council also appealed to the government to release the accumulated funds in the Obuasi Community Trust Fund, which was established during the AngloGold Ashanti ...

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